Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - Hundreds Turn Out For Fan's Cosplay Funeral

Fri, April 22nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Friends, family pay tribute to cosplayer. Looking at Vertigo's sales in wake of "restructuring." Advice for convention venues and hotels. Plus more.

Drawn & Quarterly Leads Doug Wright Awards Nominees

Fri, April 22nd, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Kate Beaton, Seth and Jillian Tamaki are among the nominees for the 2016 Doug Wright Awards, which honor work by Canadian creators.

Comics A.M. - Ringleader Gets 20 Years in Death of Comic Collector

Thu, April 21st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Businessman pleads guilty to role in robbery! Marvel's 1977 "Star Wars" #1 sells for $7,200! "Late Night's" Seth Meyers talks comics! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Nick Sousanis’ "Unflattening" Wins Lynd Ward Prize

Wed, April 20th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"Unflattening" wins 2016 Lynd Ward Prize! "Neomad" earns Australia's Gold Ledger award! Interviews with Simon Hanselmann and Ian Richardson!

Comics A.M. - Wizard World Suffers $4.3 Million Loss in 2015

Tue, April 19th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Wizard World took a financial hit last year! "Rat Queens" goes on hiatus! Jack Ohman on winning the Pulitzer for cartooning! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Rare Original "Tintin" Art Goes Up For Auction

Mon, April 18th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Herge artwork heads to auction! Richmond retailer David Luebke passes away. A local look at the 1950s comics scare! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Viz Licenses "Naruto" and "Tokyo Ghoul" Novels

Fri, April 15th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Viz also picks up "Gangsta" manga spinoff! Malaysian High Court rejects Zunar's challenge! Interviews with Tom Toles and Daniel Clowes!

Comics A.M. -- Ta-Nehisi Coates Wins PEN Literary Award

Thu, April 14th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"Black Panther" writer honored for his memoir! Ryan North talks "Squirrel Girl"! What's the best way to buy your digital manga? Plus more!

Comics A.M. - "Arab of the Future" Wins LA Times Book Prize

Wed, April 13th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Riad Sattouf's graphic memoir wins LA Times Book Prize! Wimberly on the new edition of "Prince of Cats"! Interview with Eleanor Davis! Plus more!

"Skip to the End" In Holt & Diotto's Nirvana-Inspired Time Travel Tale

Tue, April 12th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Co-creator Jeremy Holt discusses his and artist Alex Diotto's rock n roll themed tale of time travel, narcotic addiction and the power of music.

Comics A.M. - Kadokawa Buys 51% Stake in Yen Press

Mon, April 11th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Japanese publisher buys controlling interest in U.S. manga imprint! Cartoonist William Hamilton passes away. Plus much more!

ECCC EXCLUSIVE: IDW Kicks Off New Disney Line with "Mickey's Craziest Adventures"

Sun, April 10th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

IDW will bring French-language Disney comics to the US for the first time, starting with a "lost" Mickey story. CBR has the first details.

Comics A.M. - New York City Cracks Down on Costumed Characters

Fri, April 8th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

City council moves to regulate Time Square's costumed characters! No Salt Lake City FanX next spring! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Fan Selling Comics Collection to Pay For Child's College

Thu, April 7th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Father hopes his hobby can hep fund his daughter's education! Reuben Awards nominees announced! Faith Erin Hicks talks "The Nameless City"!

Comics A.M. - Trial Delayed in Alleged Pokemon Gun Plot

Wed, April 6th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Defendants allegedly planned attack on Pokemon World Championships! Retailer charged with selling pirated DVDs! Man pleads guilty in convention con!

Comics A.M. - Tracing Batman and Robin's History of Gay Subtext

Tue, April 5th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Unpacking decades' worth of innuendo! Original art by McCay, Moebius and more head to auction! The evolution of Tintin! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Al Jaffee Sets New Guinness World Record

Fri, April 1st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

Al Jaffee honored with Guinness World Record, NYC proclamation! Interviews with Keith Knight and Daniel Clowes! What's with "New Super-Man's" name?

Comics A.M. - "Batman Vs. Superman" Tops March Bookstore Sales

Thu, March 31st, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

"Batman vs. Superman: The Greatest Battles" leads GN sales in March! Interviews with Jessica Abel and Ben Katchor! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - New York City Considers Restricting Costumed Characters

Wed, March 30th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

NYC legislation would crack down on Times Square performers! Cartoonist Larry Katzman passes away. Japanese fans recommend manga, anime!

Comics A.M. - Longtime Artist Ken Barr Passes Away

Mon, March 28th, 2016 | Category: Comic Books

The artist, known for "Commando" and DC war titles, was 83. Woman sentenced to 20 years for role in home invasion that led to collector's death. Plus more!